Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Starring: Julian Glover, Brad Pitt, Eric Bana
It is the year 1250 B.C. in the Late Bronze Age. Two new nations begin to clash after Paris, the Trojan prince convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus thinks that his wife was taken by the Trojans, Agamemnon's brother asks her to help him get it back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans. But they come to a stop by Hector, Prince of Troy. The whole movie shows their battle struggles, and foreshadowing of fate in this remake by Wolfgang Petersen homers Iliad.